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The Death of the Presentation

December 21, 2010


One of the looming byproducts of this era of 140-character attention spans and the socializing of business communications may be the demise of the “presentation.”  I certainly hate to see it struggling and in such pain—after all, my blog is titled Present Perfect—but like the Old Year with his scythe yielding to Baby New Year, […]

Roads Closed? Meet Me at My Desktop

December 15, 2010


I’m sure that my colleagues in Michigan have offered a few silent prayers of thanks for technology during this past week of dangerously cold and snowy weather.  Every day we’d receive an e-mail from one ’Foiler or another whose car doors were frozen solid, who struggled for two hours but failed to make any headway […]

10 Resolutions for Communications Self-Improvement in 2011

December 1, 2010


A month from now we will be earnestly affirming our commitments for the new year; and two months from now, many of us will be trying to remember what they were.  So I’m getting a head start today on the annual ritual by proclaiming my 10 resolutions for communications self-improvement in 2011, to give them […]